1 killed, 2 hurt in Calumet Co. crash

TOWN OF RANTOUL – One person was killed and two badly hurt in a Friday morning crash in Calumet County.

Sheriff’s officials say the crash happened around 7 a.m. on Hwy. PP west of Hilbert Rd. A car headed east, driven by a 30-year-old woman, crossed the center line, investigators say. The car hit a westbound Jeep driven by a 16-year-old girl from Potter.

The 16-year-old girl and her 15-year-old passenger had to be cut out of the Jeep with the Jaws of Life. They were taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

The 30-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

No names have been released.

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